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been so hard to poll? tonight - sh away some the one proposition everyone is paying attention to. so why has it been so difficult to poll? tonight we can finally brush away some smoke surrounding prop 19. oh, god... [ crying ] >> please, jesus, don't take my son... >> it happens all across america every day. the view from one of our cameras this morning as urban violence claimed another life here in the bay area. and less than 24 hours now until game 1 of the world series. so what exactly does san francisco look like to a visitor from texas? good evening, i'm dana king. >> i'm allen martin. the nation is waiting to see what californians decide
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about legalizing pot next week. despite how much publicity prop 19 is getting, the polling data is hazy -- until now. simon perez shows us whether the push to legalize pot appears to be winning or losing. >> a lot of people smoke pot. and then a lot of people have kids. >> reporter: californians get to decide whether to legalize marijuana when they go to the polls next week. this issue has been a difficult one to track. compare the public policy institute poll with the one done by surveyusa. last month, they showed two pretty different percentages in support of prop 19. this month, the results match. political analyst eric jay says the varying numbers may be due to the reticence of some people to say they are in favor of it. >> respondents have a sense of what the right answer is and the right answer in terms of
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what they think the community expects versus their own true answer. >> everybody has an opinion on prop 19. >> reporter: why do you think that is? >> because it's cut and dried. you know what's going to happen or you think now. >> reporter: look at the percentage of undecided voters on tuesday's ballot. on average 34% of voters still don't know how they will vote but on prop 19 the undecided is only 10%. >> voters have been thinking about this for a while. it's something present in their lives being debated all the time and they have a good sense of where they stand. >> reporter: in fact, the issue is so simple to legalize or not for some people that's the only issue they know. do you know which one is prop 19. >> yeah, legalization of marijuana. >> reporter: do you know the others? >> not really. >> reporter: jay says as the campaign goes down the home stretch both yes and no on 19 campaigns are kicking their ads into high gear with recent
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influxes of money. still, it may be too late to change minds. >> if you are undecided in the last week the bulk vote no. it's the old adage, when in doubt, leave leave it out. >> reporter: while many voters approved in theory of legalizing marijuana as get choser to election day they start thinking about the details, how is it going to work and the more they think about it, the more they try to put it into reality, the less sure they are of exactly what they want to do. >> while the push was we can tax this, there may be revenue, they maybe rethink that. do we need the money that badly? what are the ramifications? >> reporter: some of the negative ads against it, who is going to use it, your school bus driver, your school teacher? they start thinking about different things. >> a week to go, thank you. our exclusive polls also found democrat jerry brown leads republican meg whitman by 8% in the governor's race. 8% of respondents one decided. and in the race for the u.s.
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senate, senator barbara boxer leads republican challenger carly fiorina 45 to 40. 8% undecided there. a lot of political news coming up later in the newscast including a trip to the hospital for carly fiorina. we'll also have a second profile in the attorney general's race and the california campaign flyer that truly stinks. that's all coming up tonight at 6:30. it was a conspiracy to kill that threat of a popular restaurant owner brutally murdered. the motive, prosecutors say, jealousy stemming from a love triangle. 2.5 years after the south bay killing, thuy vu has the verdict in this murder-for- hire. >> reporter: a popular bar, a well liked local businessman shot eight times. the 2008 murder shocked many in los gatos and the police department. >> he was shot very close range. it was brutal and it's something the community hasn't seen in a long time.
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>> reporter: the victim mark achilli owned mountain charlie's in downtown los gatos. paul garcia, miguel chaidez and lucio estrada. after three days of deliberations, a jury found all guilty of first-degree murder in the killing for hire case involving a love triangle. >> we are very, very happy with the verdict. i think it gives the family an opportunity to have some closure. >> reporter: achilli sold mountain charley's and an adjacent restaurant to garcia. they say jealousy hired a hit man to take out achilli. garcia's attorney is going to ask for a new trial. >> paul is devastated. he didn't expect this. >> reporter: estrada and chaidez will be sentenced november 18. sentencing for garcia, the convicted mastermind behind the plot, is scheduled for december 9. in san jose, thuy vu, cbs 5. >> prosecutors are pushing for
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prison time for the former bart officer who killed oscar grant. in july, a jury convicted johannes mehserle of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 shooting. today prosecutors asked the judge in los angeles to issue mehserle a prison sentence. they didn't say how much time they wanted the judge to issue. the defense had requested probation. mehserle faces up to 14 years in prison when sentenced november 5. more than 50 shots fired on a berkeley street in broad daylight leaving one man dead another seriously injured. rick villaroman on why police believe the victims were targeted. >> oh, god... [ crying ] >> please, jeree jesus, don't take my son. >> reporter: she was awaiting word on the fate of her son gary on what police called a bloody purposeful act of violence. >> we are saying that because so many rounds were fired at these two adult male victims
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and ordinarily from our experience when that happens, there is energy behind it. there is a reason why these two men were the focus. >> reporter: that reason is still unknown. what is known, however, is that police are looking for two suspects who were determined to commit this act. >> the number of placards that you see on the west side walker are indicative are indicative of quite a number of shots fired. >> reporter: for some neighbors it's a scene that's played out here all too often. >> i have been living here for 20 years. the last five years i have seen very, very bad. >> reporter: sandra speaks from experience. three years ago, her daughter was shot in this same neighborhood. >> fortunately, she is still alive. [ screaming ] >> reporter: sadly, that wasn't the case for gary ferguson as his family and friends found out that he died at a local hospital. what started as a shooting has just turned into a homicide investigation that's raised
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concerns for police. >> we're very concerned about of course the hour of day that this happened and, of course, we want to have the faith of the community that we are going to take this very seriously and get to the bottom of it. >> reporter: but that's little comfort for sandra. what are you going to do? >> move out. i told my husband for years we have to move. >> reporter: this latest incident brings the homicide number up to five in berkeley one up from last year. in berkeley, rick villaroman, cbs 5. for the second time in less than a week, a medical worker in a secured facility has been attacked. a female nurse was struck in the head by an inmate at the county jail in martinez yesterday. authorities say that an inmate faked a seizure, picked up a lamp and struck the nurse as
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well as towards the security who shot him with a stun gun. >> there was no indication, no indication, that he was capable let alone interested in hurting somebody. >> the man is being held for assault with a deadly weapon. in napa, police say jesse massey was strangled -- rather strangled a technician on hospital grounds saturday. authorities say the 37-year-old patient robbed her of about $2 and her jewelry before he killed her. they found the items inside his room. massey was arraigned today on murder and robbery charges. pg&e making more promises today after the san bruno pipeline explosion. what it says it's going to fix and why for some that's just not good enough. think politics flat-out stinks? well, do we have a story for you. the campaign bringing the stench of the political world right to your nose.
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hey, check this ranger fans, welcome to san francisco. what are y'all doing before the game? i'm mike sugerman. i'll give you some hints. yee, doggie! ,,,, state budget cuts are crippling my classroom, so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate give-away and puts our priorities first.
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vote yes on prop 24, because it's time to give our schools a break, not the big corporations. "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
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have already noticed an influx noticed an influx of out-of- well, by this time tomorrow, game one will be well under way. you have may have noticed an influx of out-of-towners from texas. so we gave mike sugerman the task of showing us how to properly host our guests. i heard a little yeehaw earlier. you got more of that? >> reporter: i'm learning. could there be a bigger culture clash between san francisco and dallas, which is where the rangers really play in arlington? i don't think so. hey, texas ranger fangs. welcome to san francisco.
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parts of it you might not be used to. let me give you a little guide. what should they know about san francisco? >> weed. >> reporter: weed? >> gays and weed. >> and the giants. giants. [ laughter ] >> they are taking it always way. >> reporter: even our famed homeless street people are giants fans these days. gays and weed, that's a complete stereotype. but then stereotypes exist for a reason. and the differences are of course in the eye of the beholder. >> so weed was different. a little dry, you know, not too good. >> reporter: the weed was different in texas. >> yeah. it was dry. it wasn't very good. i wasn't satisfied with the bag i bought, now. >> reporter: chris apparently spent some cotton mouth days in and around the texas rangers home of arlington on her way to san francisco. texans will of course jump on a typical tourist stuff, but if they miss the haight or the castro or don't talk politics they may not get a realistic view of what makes this city this city. >> probably as a liberal, the liberal aspect of it you don't see in texas.
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>> reporter: a complete stereotype but that's what diane is finding. and for jackie hawkins from dot, texas, it's a whole new world. >> well, y'all have buildings. we have one level houses. we have lots of barns. most everybody has cows, acreage, uhm, we just finished we just finishing bal ing hay at our ranch. >> different type of weed for sure. >> haven't seen too many rednecks here. we have lots of those in dot texas. it's a lot of fun and we like to come to the big city. >> reporter: are you a redneck? >> no. >> yesterday we rented a car, drove up to napa and spent the day there. >> reporter: to be fair, texans seem to be enjoying our hospitality. so much so they have decided to teach us the cotton eyed joe, a dance they apparently doing in the stands during the 7th inning stretch. forward, side, forward, back. the dance comes complete with an expletive we can't yell on channel 5, one of the little bits of culture texans might be able to teach us.
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you know, this time we spent with the texans today, they are so nice, so hospitable. it's going to be really bad when we beat them in floor. >> give them brooms, send them home. >> reporter: yeah! >> there is a new twist to the traditional world seriesgavin newsom and the mayor of arlington, texas have agreed the losing city will --the mayor of the losing city will travel to the winner's hometown for a day of community service wearing the winning team's jersey. mayor'sweather. san francisco also throwing in dungeness crabs, sour dough bread and beer, arlington will send barbecue when they lose. >> lawrence, what's the weather like for the game? >> for the first game we are looking good. for the second game, a little iffy. hey, outside now, we have nice clear skies out there. it's been a beautiful day. but those clear skies, they are
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going to loud temperatures to drop in a hurry. -- going to allow the temperatures to drop in a hurry. early-morning temperatures around the freezing mark in some of the valleys early- morning tomorrow morning and it's going cold around the bay area so those temperatures are going to take a hit. satellite clear, clouds off the coast but they will stay there. so keeping things clear all night long so if you are headed out now bring a light jacket with you a little cool in spots and breezy, too. 60s in the interior valleys, 50s and 60s inside the bay and 50s and 60s at the coast. temperatures tomorrow should be a nice day after a frosty start. some of those numbers moving up into the low 70s in places like santa rosa, about 70 in san jose, 68 in livermore and 69 degrees in oakland. all right. the next few days here i think for game one we're looking good. you got lots of sunshine, just some clouds beginning to move into your skies late in the day. thursday, that's going to be the iffy one. we are expecting showers to move in. looks like keeping things kind of scattered. doesn't look like a heavy rain
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yet but some scattered showers on thursday, more rain for friday, and into saturday and looks like maybe some leftover showers on sunday morning on halloween but i think by the evening, i think things clear out. then next monday and tuesday, much warminger around the bay area. we'll have a complete look at your official giants forecast coming up. >> thank you. the latest promise from pg&e in the wake of the san bruno pipeline disaster and the bay bridge "s" curve runs into a lawsuit. it's coming up in two minutes. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people d she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now.
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insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results. i've built businesses. i've built a business. met the payroll. met a payroll. i enter this office beholden to no one except you. i will owe my office to no one but you. i don't owe anyone anything. i don't owe anyone anything. what's the worst that can happen? what's the worst thing that can happen?
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this morning. paving crews da steel gas line a san leandro neighborhood was evacuated today after a construction crew hit a gas line this morning. paving crews damaged a 4" steel line at 140th and bancroft. 15 people were evacuated from the homes in the immediate area around that. the accident happened just three blocks from an elementary school which was told to shelter in place.
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the leak was capped by about 1457 this afternoon and the all clear was then sounded. there was a meeting in san mateo today to discuss pg&e's report on the san bruno explosion. but as len ramirez shows us, the report did little to satisfy local officials or people who live in the area. >> reporter: congresswoman jackie speier called the meeting with local elected officials and pg&e representatives at her san mateo offices. the purpose was to discuss the utility company's new report on the integrity of its pipeline system part of which failed disastrously in san bruno last month causing 8 deaths. >> it's very educational but very disturbing in a lot of ways and it just seems that there could have been a lot more done and in fact this catastrophic incident in our city is going to bring a lot of this to the forefront. >> reporter: she was disturbed by the port part of which downplayed the automatic
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valves. >> they basically dismissed the value of these automatic or remote-controlled safety valves as suggesting that all the studies that have been done would suggest that the damage -- the injury, the loss, occurs in the first few seconds and that using a remote safety valve would not be effective. i certainly would dispute that. i'm sure the mayor of san bruno would dispute that. ic the fire chief in san bruno would dispute that. >> reporter: this morning on pg&e a pg&e spokesman says valves will be replaced but gave no specifics on cbs 5 this morning. >> we have 300 in the area, i don't have the exact number in the bay area but that's one of the first places that we're looking at. there are locations throughout the greater bay area, some on the peninsula, some in the east bay, some in the south bay. >> reporter: the report also turned up 38 gas leaks which pg&e says have all been
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repaired. the utility also found no immediate safety issues in the san bruno area. but the report does nothing to lessen people's anxiety when it comes to pipeline safety. >> you should feel safe in your own house. that's how i see it. >> do you feel safe? >> after the recent events, not really. >> i talk to my wife about it all the time. where do you think those pipelines run? is it going to be safe? should we stay at a friend's house or wherever you go? >> reporter: congressman jackie speier had been holding a town hall meeting at saint robert's catholic church this friday. neighbors will be given an update on the status of rebuilding and officials from the national transportation safety board will be on hand to update their investigation into how it happened. in san bruno, len ramirez, cbs 5. the family of a truck driver who died when his big rig plunged off the bay bridge has filed a lawsuit against caltrans. the family says that the agency and its subcontractors should have known the bridge's "s"
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curve design created a danger for drivers. >> this is the only recourse to get justice for what we feel is a poorly designed and very bad traffic plan that caused this unfortunate death. >> the posted speed limit was reduced after that accident. the chp says the trucker's speed and a shifting load caused that tragedy. it's rough and tumble bay area politics. getting even wilder. >> i get involved when things are wrong. and p is a wrong measure. >> why the man resorted to a gorilla outfit in the battle over sales tax. my opponent is trying to distract from the issues that are at play in this race. >> san francisco's district attorney making a run for attorney general. why she says her record on crime is being unfairly and dishonestly targeted.
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whoo, stinky! smells like something's burning. >> the stink of politics. the question now, do these california campaign flyers take the stench a little too far? it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician, trying to hide his record of failure. the real brown plan? more spending on out-of-control state pensions. more favors for the big teachers union, blocking education reform. more job-killing taxes and regulations. more of the same old failure from sacramento. job killer jerry brown. always more taxes, more spending, and more lost jobs. to protect california jobs. praises the stimulus plan. while two and a quarter million californians are unemployed. trillions in deficits. billions in taxes. our hopes. crushed by washington. the legacy of barbara boxer.
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turned a little st one week from election day and a race in the east bay has turned a little strange. ann notarangelo reports, critics of a measure to raise taxes in antioch are not waiting for halloween to put on their costumes. reporter: this is what it's come to. sometimes when you feel like your elected officials aren't doing what's right, you resort to this. >> i get involved when things are wrong. and p is a wrong measure for antioch. >> reporter: if you're out in antioch, chances are you are going to see jim bruner leading up to the election. >> put on the gorilla outfit, makes a difference. people see you, they laugh, they smile. that makes my heart good. >> reporter: he along with the city's chamber of commerce don't support measure p, a half cent sales increase, because they think it's bad business. on a $1,000 purchase the sales tax would go up $5. to a lot of people that wouldn't be a big dealing but some people in the business
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community fear that psychologically, it would make a difference. >> it's been proven in the state of california the 1% tax they put on us over the last year, the next year was supposed to raise $8 billion. it only raised $1 billion. >> it cost 2 cents or a tube of $4 toothpaste. costs23 cents on 45 gallons of gas or $45 bouquet of roses. >> reporter: city councilwoman martha parsons running for re- election supports p. she says if it doesn't pass, the next round of cuts will be drastic like losing the s.w.a.t. team. >> i know they don't believe it but every employee is looking at that budget. every employee wants to save his job. >> reporter: but there is something else bugging those against measure p. these signs that say measure p is for police. >> i'm very upset about it. you don't put out false advertising to get what you want. >> it's not going to go solely
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to police. >> reporter: parsons explains the first group to be helped will be the police but the money can't be used only for them because such a measure would require two-thirds vote and they didn't think they could get that. whether you agree with jim or not, you have to give him credit. >> i'm just trying to be seen. >> reporter: and if he is willing to wear a gorilla costume, he is hoping people will take the time to vote. in antioch, ann notarangelo, cbs 5. tonight we round out our profiles of the candidates for california attorney general. in a classic north/south political duel it's a face-off between the san francisco and los angeles district attorneys. last night we focused on republican steve cooley. tonight terrell brown sits down with democrat kamala harris. the first topic her position on the death penalty and her potential duties as attorney general. >> the death penalty is law in california. >> correct. >> 70% of people support it.
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you do not. if you are elected attorney general, how can you be trusted to uphold the will of the people? >> sure. i'm personally opposed to the death penalty but i will follow th law. >> back in 2004 a gang member murdered a police officer. you didn't seek the death penalty. how do you defend not seeking the death penalty for a cop killer? >> a jury decided after an exhaustive review of the facts and the evidence of that case that it was a second-degree murder. it didn't qualify for the death penalty. >> has your office ever sought the death penalty in a case? >> we have not sought the death penalty in any case. >> would you consider seek the death penalty in any case? >> i will follow the law and review each case on the facts and the law to make a decision. >> so you're not saying that you are against ever seeking the death penalty? >> i'm saying that we will review each case based on the facts and the law in those cases. >> if the mother of that police officer were sitting in this
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chair right now talking to you, she doesn't feel like she received justice. she lost her son gunned down by a gang member. what would you tell her right now? >> it was a tragedy. it was a tragedy. and i can't -- i don't think anyone can pretend to understand the pain that she experienced. and i'm proud, though, that we have convicted the killer of her son and that he will die in prison. >> reporter: los angeles county district attorney steve cooley the republican candidate supports the death penalty. he says harris has been ignoring her constitutional duties as district attorney by not pushing for it. do you place your own personal morals and values over the oath of office that you uphold? >> my opponent is trying to distract from the issues that are at play in this race by suggesting what he knows to be untrue. the role and responsibility of
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attorney general is to defend the decisions that d.a.s around the state have made about death penalty cases. i will respect and defend that. and that is why i am endorsed in this race by many elected d.a.s in california who are very much in support of the death penalty. >> reporter: harris defended her record on crime and says she believes just as much in prevention as punishment. the idea here so far keep building more prisons, keep locking up more people. is that an approach and a strategy that is working? >> so let's be clear, anybody who commits a crime needs to pay the consequence for that crime and there must be accountability. in california, we have a revolving door of crimes. on an annual basis we release 120,000 prisoners and within three years of their release 70% reoffend. by championing and creating an initiative that's designated as a national model that is replicated around the country to re-enter former offenders back into the community in a
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way that we will reduce the likelihood that they will commit another crime because we give them jobs and education and parenting support so that they can re-enter society after they have paid the price for their crimes. >> that event right there sold out. 17,000 people packed the room just to see it. california's first lady maria shriver says she is happy and proud to hold and host conversations a first-of-its- kind just like this. in long beach, i'm terrell brown, cbs 5. carly fiorina is in a los angeles hospital tonight with an infection. the campaign for the republican candidate for senate said that she will be back on the campaign trail soon. randy paige shows us whether this detour will affect california's senate race. >> so help me welcome the next senator of california, carly fiorina. [ applause ] >> reporter: when carly fiorina stepped up to the podium at a healthcare conference just five days ago, the senate candidate appeared vibrant and healthy when she spoke about her battle
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with breast cancer, which included reconstructive surgery this past july. >> last year at this time, i was bald. i was completely bald and i was just finishing up radiation. because last year i battled breast cancer. >> reporter: today her campaign says, "this morning, carly came down with an infection associated with the reconstructive surgery and as a result, she was admitted to the hospital to receive antibiotics to treat this infection. carly is upbeat and her doctors expect her to make a quick and full recovery and be back on the campaign trail soon." >> obviously, we want carly to get better quick and i understand she will be back on the campaign trail very soon. >> reporter: today, in riverside, carly fiorina was expecting to be at this campaign event to talk about jobs. instead, others had to do the talking for her. >> this takes them way far off message. >> reporter: usc political signest hancock says her illness couldn't have come at a worse time one week before the
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election with the candidate 7 or 8 behind barbara boxer in the latest us c-"l.a. times" poll. >> it hits her when she is down and it compounds that it's a week before the election and on top of that it's all hands on deck. and our primary deck hand is kind of not available. >> reporter: the boxer campaign released this statement saying, we wish carly fiorina a speedy recovery and hope she is able to return to her normal schedule soon. the question is, what is the definition of soon? with the election now 7 days a and counting. at usc in los angeles, randy paige, cbs 5. something stinks in politics. it's the latest campaign tactic in california. there is a flyer arriving in orange county mailbox that looks like a perfume ad in a magazine. it shows the face of democratic congresswoman loretta sanchez on a model's body. on the inside a nasty smelling scratch and sniff that reads,
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something smells rotten about lohr rhettta . it's a stench of washington. >> the majority of people who called our office say it is disgusting and it is. >> basically it addresses the corruption, the greed, and the ethics issues that she is facing right now. >> that republican congressional candidate assemblyman van tran calls it a creative way to communicate with voters in the district. you have certainly heard of the atkins diet. you have probably heard of the nordic track. now a hybrid of those two famous health pitches. what's the nordic diet and should you give it a try? >> sure. and you not players are getting ready but what about the yard? how does at&t park get primped for the world series? that's tonight's "good question." >> i'm dennis o'donnell at at&t park. he carried the giants against the braves. carried the giants against the phillies. can cody ross do it again? his amazing journey is coming up. ,,,,
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david harmer wrote an education plan titled "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
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sweden, and scandinavia is drink if you a fan of the late sig larson and the trilogy and then you think all they do in scandinavia is drink coffee and eat sandwiches. two men are here to share a different story and dr. kim is here to share their story. >> reporter: a chef and a scientist have teamed up to create the nordic version of the mediterranean diet. the hope to get inactive overweight individuals on the way to health by eating the right foods. the san francisco ferry building is home it a vibrant thriving farmer's market, a paradise for foodies. but on this day, the jam-packed marketplace made room for two more. two men from denmark, men with a message, eat like a viking. >> white berries from the huge forest of sweden, finland, norway and denmark. >> more green foods from bali. >> cabbage, it is bread and porridge and wonderful stews.
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>> reporter: internationally renowned chef klaus meyer has joined force with an obesity expert. their goal to fight obesity, save lives and rescue the planet. they call their manifesto the new nordic diet. >> french cuisine was about heed onism and spanish cooking is about chemistry and science. this is a link to nature but also caring about the health of the planet and each individual. >> reporter: in scanned nave yeah, the it includes grains, seafood, vinegar. the idea, eat slightly more protein at the expense of carbs but keep it delicious and local. they tested the diet on 1500 people in 8 european countries and found the new nordic diet rocks. >> makes it much easier to control appetite and curb the hunger. so we have found that it is
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much easier for people to maintain a healthy body weight. >> reporter: but if you can't make it to denmark, don't sweat it. these men say you can seize the moment and revolutionize your own health by eating native foods in your own backyard. now, the obesity rate in denmark is 10%. that's roughly one-fourth the rate we see here in the u.s. they may be doing something right. >> i caught some of that. >> good. >> barley, pour ridge. hey, the sky is even giant orange. is that a sign of things to come? we'll have your official world series forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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look at that. even mother nature agrees. go, giants!
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go, giants! that's a beautiful sky. you know what they say, orange sky at night. giants delight. [ laughter ] >> that's what they say? >> they do now. >> because this time, exactly this time tomorrow, all eyes are going to be on san francisco. so the question, exactly how are they getting at&t park ready for game one of the world series? ken bastida has the answer in tonight's "good question." reporter: you can feel it in the air. something special is about to happen here. >> after we won the pennant, someone said to me, how did this happen? it was just -- it was a great line. it was so appropriate. all of a sudden, just we're here. >> reporter: and there is a whole lot to get done here before wednesday night's game one of the world series. >> with the hospitality parties and getting tickets to season ticketholders, planning for all the guests throughout major league baseball and media and licensees who come t san
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francisco. we're hosting a big party. >> reporter: the giants vice president says in the next two days, they will be doing everything from painting logos on the field and setting up cables for the skycam to rigging fireworks over the score board and finding seating for the more than 1,000 visiting press like these guys from mexico city. so how many of your colleagues from mexico city are coming? how many people do you have? >> the people we have -- for the world cup we do it with five guys, three in the booth and field and color. >> reporter: there is merchandise to get out. racks and shelves to stock. everybody wants a piece of this because this doesn't happen very often. >> these games mean something. it's not -- the all-star game is great but this is about the world series. a whole different feeling. nervous energy going around the office and i think with our fans, too. >> reporter: i need your good questions. send them to me at all right. will it stay dry for both
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games? that's the big question. >> got that orange sky out there. i think it's a sign. for tomorrow we look good but after that we may have rain. but let's enjoy it while we can. some beautiful weather around the bay area today. lots of sunshine. and now we are working on this orange evening outside. isn't that spectacular? yeah, i think that's a sign of things to come for the giants as we look at good weather headed into the first game. but you have those pretty clear skies outside and you know what? you will get some cold temperatures even out toward the park. we'll see some cold numbers out there. it's not going to freeze at at&t but it will get cold tonight. frost advisories up, though, in the north bay and the mountains and the valleys we are looking at the temperatures dropping right around the freezing mark late tonight into early tomorrow morning but once that frost is gone, it is out of the way and we're talking about some pleasant temperatures toward the afternoon. high pressure is trying to sneak in helping to clear out the skies a bit looking like lots of sunshine around the bay area today and most of the state. i think tomorrow mostly sunny couple of clouds beginning to
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move into our skies late in the day. you're still talking temperatures in the 60s and low 70s in the afternoon in the valleys. 60s and 70s in the bay. at the coast sunny, hazy in the afternoon, temperatures in the 50s and 60s. so around the bay area, right now you have 64 degrees in concord, 62 in san jose, 58 degrees in san francisco, and 58 degrees in san rafael. i think we are going to see that ridge of high pressure not a real big one but just strong enough to keep us dry for at least one more day. but you can already see this off the coastline likely dropping down along the coast by thursday afternoon going to be spinning around there and may spin up some showers here in the bay area. but for tonight we're talking about a frosty night, overnight lows cold, coldest numbers so far this season in much of the north bay down into the 30s into the napa valley and you're looking at about 33 in santa rosa, 34 in fairfield, and about 38 degrees in livermore. so you get the idea. it is going to be pretty chilly in many spots around
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the bay area. by day, though, looking good. 60s and 70s outside. chance of showers on thursday and also on friday. rain expected into saturday possibly the first part of halloween on sunday morning but clearing out heading in towards sunday evening. and how about that official giants forecast. we are still looking good. some partly cloudy skies, bring your jacket, a little cool out there. 59 degrees but looking nice. that's a look at weather. here's dennis o'donnell with sports. >> lawrence, it's cool right now and it's not even 7:00. we are going to tell you about the game one pitching matchup mid mid and bengie molina returns to face his old mates. it's all coming up next. get oscillo and feel like yourself again. oscillococcinum, nip it in the bud. our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people.
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the national media descended upon at&t park. welcome back, everybody, to at&t park, where we're about, oh, 22 hours or so away from game one of the world series. today the national media and texas media descended on at&t park. it seems like half the state of texas made the trip to cover the rangers' first-ever world series appearance. the giants playing in their fourth since moving to san francisco in 1958. someone is going to end a long championship drought. the rangers made their boldest move in early july, trading for ace pitcher cliff lee. >> when jd told you that you guys had acquired cliff lee, what was your reaction to that and what was the club's
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reaction when you walked into the clubhouse that day and said we got cliff lee? >> my reaction was, good job, john! [ laughter ] >> you're the man! >> reporter: and you got a pair of aces of taking the mound tomorrow, tim lincecum and cliff lee. they had three cy young awards between them and sparkling resumes this post-season. as great as the franchise has been, look at lee. three wins, an e.r.a. under 1. he struck out 34 batters, walked just one and lee sun defeated in eight starts in his play-off career is undefeated. tim lincecum's pitching delivery just as hard to explain. >> he throws a way you probably wouldn't want to show your kid to throw. it's hard to do it the way he does and to be that consistent. he figured something out that's a little different than everyone else and it works. >> my dad obviously kind of taught me it as i was growing up kind of mimicking him but
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outside of that i just kind of developed, you know, through my 7 to probably late in high school years so, you know, it took a lot of time. that's why it kind of just works for myself. >> reporter: the giants slugger from waiver wire pickup to league championship series mvp the journey for cody ross has really been an amazing one. maybe not that big of a surprise from a kid from the southwest who wanted to be a rodeo clown. >> i guess the reason i'm drawn to them is because they have no fear. >> reporter: spoken up like a true caveman grew up in new mexico leading the cavemen to high school championships. he even threw a perfect game back then. >> what's bigger the perfect game or where you are right now? >> well, at the time the perfect game was obviously the highlight of my career. but no, now obviously i mean, this is something that you dream of as a kid.
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>> reporter: ross' professional dream began 11 years when he was drafted by the detroit tigers. they wanted him to become an outfielder instead. >> they told me they wanted me to play the outfield and they knew that i could pitch but once i went to rookie ball and i think i hit .218 they were like, maybe you are a pitcher? and they turned me over and said, hey, we haven't done this since 1940-something or whatever. we're going to, you know, have you do both. and i was open to it and i went to instruction league and spring training playing the outfield and pitching and never went into the season. i think i threw a few innings in spring training, i think i hit some guy and broke his hand and ended his career and said that was enough of that and that was the end of that. >> reporter: that move paid off for ross who became a regular with the marlins before starring this post-season for the giants. >> home run his second of the night. >> reporter: but if the giants need to unload their entire
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bullpen in the world series, bruce bochy could always turn to a guy with a perfect big league earned run average of zero. >> i did pitch last year, though. >> reporter: you did. >> against the phillies. >> reporter: and? >> zero, zero, sear row e.r.a. that's all i can say. i pitched against the defending world champions the heart of their line-up. i got howard out. got ibanez out and felice. [ laughter ] >> reporter: yeah, that's not bad. there will be only one winner of course in this world series but bengie molina is guaranteed a ring regardless of who wins. molina of course was the giants' catcher and the inspirational leader. he was traded midseason to make room for buster postcy . both teams have benefitted from that move. molina got over the hard feelings of being traded. >> actually we just had the meeting and they all say everything. i didn't have to say anything at all.
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i didn't have to put my input in there. i didn't have to say a word about anybody. they did it. they did everything i had in my head. they know that tells you that the scouting that's doing a grea job. >> bengie is important and a special person to our team. to see him on the other side is odd but we are happy he is still able to smile. >> these guys are my brothers. but in between the lines i got to did he financed my fell last and they have to defend theirs. >> reporter: he might retire after this world series. what a way to go out on top. that's enough of the hyperbole. let's play baseball! >> are you going to be stand there is tomorrow night? >> i'll be here with a big trench coat. >> see you at 10:00 and 11:00. if you've got pain? you need the patch. (announcer) icy hot patches. targeted no-mess relief. icy to dull pain. hot to relax it away. pain's no match
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